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in cairo. they were picked up from home and hotel. correspond peter greste, seen here reporting from cairo, and producers mohammed and bakhar and cameraman, mohammed farsi are being held in custody. peter greste has won awards. all are experienced journalists working for multiple media organizations. al jazeera demanded its staff should be released immediately. >> coming up here on the program, a pair of boots is all that remains of a 12-year-old boy abducted from ooug anda to become a child's soldier. his father's story coming up. >> and brazilian police clear up the favelahs. >> welcome back. the headlines - 15 people have been killed in a second bomb attack in two days in the russian city of volgograd. investigators are searching for clues in what remains of a trolley bus, coming after 17 died in a bomb attack at the city's train station on sunday. 7-time formula 1 champion michael schumacher is in critical condition after suffering a series head injury whilst skiing. the 41-year-old was with his son when he fell and struck his head. >> saudi arabia is giving lebanon $3 billion in milit
mohamed along with correspondent peter greste have been detained for almost a week now. peter greste and mohamed fadel fahmy will face question sunday. they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated. >> a family gets their wish. the 13-year-old californian girl declared brain dead will be moved to a new facility. >> rail freight safety - a warning about trains carrying crude oil. >> the 13-year-old californian girl declared brain dead after tonnes ill surgery could soon be moved to a new facility. on friday the court and hospital agreed on a protocol allowing her to be travelled. we spoke to melissa chan in san francisco. >> we have two court hearings, a county level and federal court. out of the country level court hearing friday morning, here is what we have in terms of developments. the hospital will allow the mcmath family to bring in an outside physician to deal with the transport of jahi mcmath on life support to a facility supposedly in new york. the county coroner's office ca
mohamed, mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste are accused of spreading lies harmful to state security and joining a terrorist group. al jazeera says the lies are fabricated. peter greste is an award-winning correspondent who reported extensively across africa. the three are held in toura prison outside cairo. >> african asylum seekers in israel are gearing up for a second day of protests, demonstrators want a new open-ended law to be abolished. sunday saw the largest-ever protest by migrants. several thousands asylum seekers started a rally in tel aviv. >> 14 died at a stampede at a mosque in china. it happened during a religious sir moany. many were injured, four in critical condition. >> jab niece prime minister shinzo abe wants to explain to leaders in china and south korea why he visited a controversial sign. beijing were furious when shinzo abe went to a shrine honouring japanese war criminals. he wants to meet to diffuse tensions on territory disputes and historical issues. michael is a researcher at the massachusetts institute of technologiy and explained the possible mettive o
arrested in cairo. correspondent peter greste, two werecers and government detained -- and a camera men were detained on accusations of spreading false news and holding meetings with the muslim brotherhood. egypt's military government has repeatedly targeted al jazeera, raiding offices, ordering an affiliate's closure, and deporting several staffers. the al jazeera rests comes amidst a new report detailing the dangers conditions for journalists in egypt and other troubled areas around the world. according to the committee to protect journalists, conditions in egypt deteriorated traumatically this year with six reporters killed, more than in any previous year. egypt trailed only iraq, were journalists -- 10 journalists were killed and in syria, at least 29 journalists were killed. overall, the middle east accounted for two thirds of at least 70 reporters deaths worldwide. for more we're joined by sherif mansour here in new york, the middle east and north africa program coordinator at the committee to protect journalists. and joining us from egypt is sharif abdel kouddous, independent jou
is demanding the release of a group of journalists in egypt. correspondent peter greste, produces and a cameraman are in custody in cairo. egyptian authorities accused them of broadcasting false news in relation to the muslim brotherhood. all are experienced journalists working for a number of newsagency. >> egypt joins syria and iraq on a list of deadly countries for journalists. >> israel released a group of palestine prisoners, part of a deal to resume talks between the two sides. the release led to prays and criticism. >> this woman has been waiting for this moment for 21 years. no one could stand between her and adnad, released from an israeli prison the the first person he hugged was his mother. [ cheering ] . >> after, asked how she felt. "my heart is trembling." >> 10 miles away bella remembers the way her life changed. she was wearing this dress. >> when i give him life. >> bella was walking in a jerusalem market when 211-year-old palestinian approached her. he stabbed an israeli boy. bella shielded him from an angry mob. the crowd turned on her. >> i feel the energy on m
-profile political prisoners are kept. correspondent peter greste is detained at the cairo police station. al jazeera is demanding that they be released immediately. >> as we start the new year we are looking at cold textures across the north. they vice-president in place for many locations. people are without power. we are talking about michigan and parts of new england. in the next couple of days there's a new storm system that will develop down here towards the gulf of mexico. see the rain we have, watch what happens over the next couple of days, because that will make its way to new england and bring 15 and 24 inches of snow for some locations. here towards the north-west we are looking at snow showers from montana. things have improved towards seattle over the last couple of days. temperatures are expected to go up as we start the new year on wednesday. 50 degrees, portland at 42. we'll see a mostly cloudy day. temperatures at 40. the break in the rain will be short lived, more coming into play on thursday, turning to thunderstorms on friday. temperatures are expected to come down. here across t
fahmy and mohamed mahmoud hadn't moved. peter greste is in cairo, and the cameraman mohamed fawzi has been released without charge. al jazeera demands that its staff be released immediately. >> the pentagon has announced it's transferring three detainees. they are the last ethnic chinese to leave the camp. it won't allow them to be sent to china because of concerns they'll be persecuted. >> passengers on a russian ship trapped for a week in south africa are stranded. a planned helicopter rescue ha to be called off because of winds and rain. three icebreakers failed to reach the vessel which is carrying 74 people. >> viktor yanukovych called for unity in his new year's address. opposition protesters are continuing the call for his resignation. viktor yanukovych says 2013 has been the most difficult in the history of independent you grain. overall 2013 was a year of protest, through protest and national roundtable talks. political disputes and dialogue. >> we are taking the path of understanding, a national console tags. i am sure the political squabbles of last year served to strengthe
outside of cairo. correspondent peter greste is still being detained at the cairo police station. al jazeera continues to demand that its journalists immediately. >>> it takes just 15 minutes to fly from key west, florida to havana cuba, but it has taken over 50 years for this flight to take place, even though president obama gave permission for the resumption of flights in 2011. just tens passengers and crew are allowed to make the journey at one time from key west, and if u.s. citizens want to embark, they need to be involved in a cultural exchange program or have relatives on the island. however, thousands have been traveling to cuba from other airports. it was a point made by the u.s. secretary of state in november. >> each year hundreds of thousands of americans visit havana, and hundreds of millions of dollars in trade and remittances flow from the united states to cuba. we are committed to this human interchange. >> reporter: that statement along with the relaxation of rules for the u.s. and cuba, for cubans visiting the u.s. have led to speculation that the embargo may have b
on the left. peter greste on the right faced further fevening. and mohamed fawzi. they were arrested. egypt's prosecutors said they were held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies haumful to state security. al jazeera america calls the allegations fabricated nonsense. >> the electronic army hacked into the internet's calling service skype. the pro-syrian group posted messages against microsoft which owns skype and revealed the contact information of ceo. the messages have been taken down and services restored. >> former israeli prime minister ariel sharon who has been in a coma for eight years is said to be near death. he's suffering kidney failure. he has been in a vegetative state since january 2006. he's considered the architect of israeli expansion into the occupied west bank. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry arrives in the middle east. he hopes to make this the ear israel and palestinians seal a peace deal. it will be the 10th visit in less than a year to israel and the occupied west bank. he's been trying to hammer out a framework to guide troops. >> people
fahmy and baher mohamed are held in a prison outside cairo. peter greste is being detained at a cairo police station. the prosecutor is causing them of spreading lies. al jazeera says the accusations are fabricated, condemned the arrest and is demanding the release of the journalists. >> six were killed. thursday's attack took place in a hezbollah strong hold in the heart of southern beirut. that is a few miles away from where lebanon's former minister mohamad chatah died last week. >> a building the target. the explosion is a car bomb in the heart of the suburbs. it's the stronghold of hezbollah. the group fighting inside syria, on the site of forces loyal to the president. >> translation: this is a battle against terrorism, targetting everyone. the perpetrators are trying to ipp site violence among the people. lebanon is no stranger to bombing and fighting. >> days ago former finance minister mohamad chatah was blown up in the central district. he lobbied for the establishment of an international tribunal looking into the death of former prime minister saad al-hariri killed in a bom
, face further -- peter greste, on the right. face further questioning. they were aarrested with baher mohamed. egypt's prosecutor says they were arrested for joining a terrorist group and spreading lies. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated. >> a u.n. official said rebel forces fighting to over throw the president is marching on juba. all nonessential staff are being evacuated on the city. this comes as peace negotiations begins. more on those developments as soon as we get it. the prime minister says he'll step down offer general elections in may. manmohan singh says he'll resign whether his party remains. si manmohan singh, who is 81, made the announcement at a rare conference. >> friends, i have emore or less confidence in our ability to deal with challenges at home. in a few months time, i will hand the baton over to a new prime minister. i hope it will be a new prime minister, head of a party. we work to that in the campaign for the general election. >> india may be heading for a coalition government. >> it doesn't like like it's heading for a government. it's not clear
, and peter greste beremains at the police station. >>> brad prit helped rebuild after hurricane trina, but some people say their homes are now rotting. ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5pm et / 2pm pt only on al jazeera america >> from our headquarters in new york, here are the headlines this hour. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> a deal in the senate may be at hand and just in the nick of time. >> thousands of new yorkers are marching in solidarity. >> we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour. >> every hour from reporters stationed around the world and across the country. >> only on al jazeera america. >>> a federal judge stepping into that legal dispute between a california hospital and the family of a brain-dead girl. a judge is meeting this hour with the familiar -- lawyer of the family. the hospital refuses to attach breathing and feeding tubes so she can be moved. she was declared brain dead last month after going into cardiac arrest after tonsil surgery. >>> the obama administratio
peter greste. al jazeera continues to demand that they be released immediately. obesity is on the rise around the world. why some people in some countries are seeing their waistlines expand at an even faster pace. and if you want to see this icy wonderland, bundle up, you will have to face temperatures that are at least 25 degrees below zero. interactive television. we depend on you, >> you are one of the voices of this show. >> so join the conversation and make it your own. >> the stream. next on al jazeera america and join the conversation online @ajamstream. >>> you are looking live right now at the scene in fort lee, new jersey where the sun is finally shining in new york. as you look at the skyline there, the temperatures, though, still betray the scenes you are seeing on your screen. they are still just above zero. two thirds of the east coast already being crippled by that major storm. the schools and businesses already closed. new york and new jersey earlier declaring states of emergency. the white house asking the supreme court not to give kat rick groups -- catholic groups e
. mohamed fadel fahmy is on the left of the pictures. award winning correspondent peter greste is on the right and face questioning on sunday. they were arrested with baher mohamed, another producer, seen in the middle. the network is demanding the release of its staff who have been detained since sunday. >> lots more ahead on al jazeera - including from no mayor to two mayors. reporting on a plan to divide the bangladeshi capital. >> sent to help in rescue efforts but now stuck as well. another ship in trouble in the antarctica ice. deaf deaf aked >> let's recap the headlines. people living in syria's aleppo province are protesting the presence of al qaeda-linked fighters. the rally coming as the largest group decide to fight against western-backed forces against the islamic state. >> fighters from that same al qaeda-linked group are engaged in battling in iraq - fighting local police and some sunni muslim groups for control of ramadi. >> the health ministry in egypt says 17 people have been killed after protests turn violent. thousands took to the street in the main cities, r
days mohamed fadel fahmy, baher mohamed and peter greste are accused of spreading lies harmful to state security and joining a terrorist group. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated nonsense. two of them face further questions on sunday. the network is demanding the immediate release of its staff. >> negotiations from rival factions are starting peacekeeping. >> by the thousands they arrived at the u.n. bases in juba the only reference they can find. more than 1,000 people have died. 200,000 others are on the move because of fierce fighting between rebels and the south sudan army. their hope for peace lie miles away in neighbouring ethiopia where negotiators are trying to thrash out a deal. >> we envisage agreement on a decision a ceasefire arrangement in order to create a conducive atmosphere to address political issues. >> our people have suffered a lot during the struggle for independence. >> the rebel delegation is striking a cautious tone making a list of demands, including a list of leaders. >> with the mass killings in the country, the
still demanding the release of our cleeks being held in very egypt. bay her mohamed and peter greste, being held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera however says the allegations are fabricated. >>> up next on al jazeera america, daidges russly frigid games in green bay, one of the coldest games in u.s. history. stay tuned, al jazeera america will be right back. >> don't miss the best of "talk to al jazeera" revealing... >> he said he was gonna fight for the public option, he didn't do it... >> shocking... >> forget the democrat party and forget the reublican party, they're all one party... the conversations people are talking about. >> talk to al jazera. >> from our headquarters in new york here are the headlines at this hour... >> a jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour >> a deal in the senate may be at hand, and just in the nick of time >> thousands of new yorkers are marching solidarity... >> we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour... >> every ho
staffers who have been held for nine days n now. peter greste, another staff member. three being health separately at torah prison outside of cairo. >>> iraq callings for residents of fallujah to drive out what he is calling terrorists. the islamic state in iraq and the levant are battling forces to control ramadi and fallujah. imran khan reports. >> guns and rocket propelled grenades they say they are willing to face any challenge. shelling campaign the fighters say were carried out by iraqi army forces. troops have circled the city, and are led by tribes led by sheik abu al richa. there have been attempts to withdraw the army from the cities and go to the islamic state in iraq and the levant in the anbar desert. the i.s.i.l. rebels were trying to bring the battle to cities of ramadi and fallujah because there's no security there and they know they will be thoroughly defeated in the desert. >> there's no time limit on the attack. for much of 2013 the sunni groups protested. prime minister al-maliki, this was seen as a provocation to the sunni tribes. now in april 2013, the i.s.i.l. was
mohamed, along with correspondent peter greste have been held since sunday. mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste face further questioning tomorrow. they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to security. earlier i spoke to sherif mansour and asked about press freed om in egypt. >> it's the most unprecedented attacks that we have on records. since organizations documented press freedom. this year egypt, for the first time, was among the top 10 gaolers of journalists. it's among the top three most dangerous and bloody environment with journalists dying when doing their work in year alone, 2013. it's by far the most deterioration we have seen. >> egypt's restrictions prevent them receiving critical information. >> voters in bangladesh are heading to the polls after weeks of violence. more than 100 have been killed in dozens of polling stations set on fire. opposition parties urged voters to stay away. the execution of an opposition leader fuelled the violence. >> heavy security has been dispatched to all voting stations. we have more on that. >> i'm at
fadel fahmy, and baher mohamed, and correspondent peter greste have been held since sunday. mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste face further questioning tomorrow. egyptian prosecutors say they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist groups and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated nonsense. earlier i spoke to maps from the committee to protect journalists. >> it's the most violations of attacks against the press that we have on record, since organizations documented press freedom around the world in 1992. this year was among the top 10 gaolers of journalists, and it's among the top three most dangerous and bloody environment genres. doing the work this year 2013. so it's by far the most deterioration we have seen in egypt. what happens when a journalist is arrested in egypt. >> they are taking prosecution, if they are lucky, within a day or two. in the case of al jazeera, they were interrogated by national security prosecutor, and then referred to a criminal prosecutor, and they are typically staying in this questioning phase
now. mohamed fahmy and ba har mohamed and peter greste, are accused of joining a terrorist groups. al jazeera say the allegations are fabricated nonsense. peter greste, seen here in his laterrest assignment, has reported telephone against the african continent. the three are being held separately, outside cairo, they face further questioning on sunday. >>> sudanese general outside the rebel held town of. the violence comes as warring parties in ethiopia, philipp aguerre joins us on the line from juba. thank you for speaking with al jazeera sir. what can you tell us about the injuries inflicted or incurred by your officers? especially the reports of this brigadier general? has he died or is he just seriously injured? >> the war is fought with the dges that it has its lodges. and we are fighting a war, and it's on active service, as these committed themselves to commit or have duties, even though it did lead to his death. so yes, we have lost him. but this is not the time we talk on the losses in the mid year, because whether he is wounded or killed in action, the procedure after the ba
demanding the release of mohamed fadel fahmy, baher mohamed and correspondent peter greste, our collection, in egypt. mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste face questioning. they are held on suspicious of joins a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera says the allegationing are fabricated nonsenls. >> it is winter. cold weather and snow is expected. forecasters warn this arctic blast from the polar vortex is making the weather life threatening. al jazeera's juan carlos molina has more. >> across the mid section, north, south and east, cold and wind are bringing cities to a standstill. weather ex-parties say the cold is part of a -- experts say the scold is part of a vortex. this winter it is different. as a result, plummeting temperatures and winds causing wind chill factors leading to frostbite and hypothermia in a matter of minutes. >> i don't think most people appreciate the fact that five minutes of exposed skin can have an impact. >> all public schools are being closed on monday. nashville is taking no chances with its students, cancelling classes thro
is demanding the release of our colleagues, mohamed fadel fahmy, baher mohamed and peter greste. mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste are facing further questioning. they are being held under suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies. al jazeera says allegations are unfounded. >> the cost for young women in vened to enhance their looks is high. in some cases deadly. last year a dozen died from beauty injections. we have this story from caracas. >> these are some of the most beautiful women in the world. from all over the country they compete for the title miss venezuela. winning the crown is a dream for many, in a beauty obsessed country where people tend $2.5 million a year to look good. after oil the beauty trade is the second-most poopular industry. it comes at a high price. ask this man, whose 21-year-old daughter died whilst getting liquid buttocks injection. she went to an unlicensed condition and died within 24 hours. >> translation: it's shameless. the people kill for $75 to $125 to inject someone. my daughter died for $125 >> now they are raising their twin grandsons.
authorities without charge for the last nine days. and peter greste and fahmy and mohamed are accused of joining a terrorist group and said it's fact dated and they are in a prison outside of tiro and peter greste is an award winning correspondent who has reported extensively across africa and he has worked for cnn, "new york times" and red cross and also an accomplished author and baher mohamed who has been working with al jazeera as a producer for most of last year. and there is plenty more ahead on this al jazeera news hour, the price some women pay for beauty, we will show you some of the extremes that people go to to win the coveted ms. venezuela title. extreme cold not seen in decades and how the united states is dealing with this. and the world will bid farewell to a football legend on monday and to be laid to rest and more in sports coming up. ♪ sudan's president is in duba, the capitol helping the counterparts negotiate the end of a three-week conflict. fighting between government forces and those loyal have killed at least a thousand people and sudan thinks it could drag d
held in egypt. producers mohamed fadel fahmy and baher mohamed and our correspondent peter greste have been held since sunday. peter greste and mohamed fadel fahmy face questioning sunday. egyptian prosecutors say they are held op suspicion of joining a terrorist groups and spreading lies. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated. >> al qaeda operative majid al-majid arrested in lebanon has died in a hospital. his group claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing at the rainian embassy in lebanon. >> a day of warning for the victims of thursday's suicide bombing. funerals held after a bomb debtonated -- debtonated, killing four, injuring 70. a 19-year-old has been identified as a suspect, the attack taking place after a key political figure was assassinated. >> now clashes in syria. why there's a new clash in the war torn nation. >> winning the war on designer drugs. why german officials are alarmed about the rise of the struggles among the young. >> cubans can trade in cars for the latest models. we'll tell you why everyone is not happy about it. i'm morgan radford with i >>
security. peter greste is an award winning correspondent who has reported extensively across africa. okay, let's go back to our story now in south sudan. the violence there and the ongoing peace talks in ethiopia aimed at ending that conflict. we're joined in london, good to have you on the program. we've been hears in the last few minutes or so one rebel leader has agreed to a cease-fire in these talks which is encouraging but there are, in fact, many different factions in south sudan, aren't there? >> reporter: ye >> yes there, are several. this is quite timely news give the rebellionan that has been happening in 2010 they signed an agreement with its president and government. it will be a booth now in the delays in talks that have been going on. >> you had this visit from president al bashir from sudan visiting its neighbor. is oil omar al bashir's many concern? >> it certainly would be one of his main concerns. they've had quite a checkered past, but over the last year they've managed to form an agreement and come to an agreement on transit fees and oil from sudan to south sudan. that
. >>> security forces, correspondent peter greste, two producers and a cameraman. all have worked for various media outlets in the past two decades. >>> another group of palestinian inmates walked out of april israeli prison. aal jazeera paps nick shifrin hs more. >> she has been waiting for this moment for 21 years. no one could stand between her and adnan. the first person he hugged was his mother. [ cheering ] >> after, asked how she felt, my heart she says is trembling. ten miles away in jerusalem, bella floyd remembers. >> i gave him my life to terrorists. >> 21-year-old adnan had just stabbed an israeli boy. bella shielded him. and the crowd turned on her. >> i feel the energy of me. i feel they go kill me, they ask me if you not go on the side, we kill you, 27 minutes. >> for 27 minutes bella was adnan's shield. israeli soldiers spit on her, they burnt cigarettes open her. but she says i chose to sanctify life. as part of the ongoing peace talks, israel has agreed to release 27 prisoners including adnan. as a welcome home, adnaan is being built a house. from the israeli bar? >> yes. >>
on the left, and baher mohamed in the middle have been moved to toura prison. correspondent peter greste is at a police station in care. >>>, cameraman mohamed fawzi has been released without charge. al jazeera demands they be released. >> kim jong un said in his new year's message that his country was getting stronger after getting rid of factionist filth. >> these were his public comments about the execution of his uncle last month. jang song-thaek was once the second-most powerful man in the country. he was killed after being tried for treeften. >> translation: our party took measures to get rid of a faction of sewerage. party and revolution lines became solid by anti-party and antirevolutionary faction. >> in a pitch to north korea, he said the execution of jang song-thaek sent a clear message to internal and external audiences. the whole process of purge and execution of such an important person as jang song-thaek was to demonstrate that kim jong un is in control of the country, he calls the shots. he knows the master plan for north korea, and it was surprisingly a statement - the n
the arrest. peter greste is still at the care. >>> police station. al jazeera is demanding the journalists be released immediately. >> russian president met with some victims of the suicide bombings. the early morning visit to volgograd came a day after he pledged to defeat terrorism. the attacks on a train station and o awe bus killed many. >> anexplosions in mogadishu killed 11 people. one of the plogs --&plogss appeared to -- explosions appeared to be a suicide bombing? a. >> a car bomb killed two people. it targeted a bus full of shiite pilgrims travelling from iran. the car was parked on the side of the road and detonated from a person inside. shiites in pakistan are a frequent target. >> the liberal leader. people across america are watching, can he deliver. an update on the first blizzard of 2014. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz with the headlines. new year's day in colorado kiged off the first legal marijuana sales for recreational use. residents over the age of 21 can buy over an ounce of pot and are lining up to do so. >> the president's health care law h
for a broken hand, injuring before it arrest. but baher mohamed is still arrested and peter greste. >> a chinese helicopter was supposed to make trips to get passengers off a stranded ship in antarctica. but authorities are waiting for conditions to allow a single rescue operation. >> you can find us online. head to al jazeera america. have a great night. >> good evening and thanks for being with us. i'm joie chen. the year starts as it always does with our very best intentions , resolutions to get fit. for many of us, resolution to quit smoking. everything from cancer to heart disease. one in five americans still does smoke. many have tried everything to quit. but in "america tonight" investigation we learned that one method which has been successful for many of the hundreds of thousands of people who have tried it, i it may pose serious even fatal results to others. adam may reveals, stop smoking pill called chant inkx have committed suicide. >> in huntsville, alabama 28-year-old james mayhall pled guilty to burglary, a felony, and receives a one year sentence in state penitentia
his arrest. peter greste is in cairo police station and will be questioned. >> authorities want to wait for conditions to allow a single rescue operation in antarctica. those are the headlines "consider this" is up next. you can get the latest news online at aljazeera.com. "consider this", a year filled with political disasters. will 2014 be the year that the american public holds its politicians accountable? >>> will 2014 be as prosperous in the financial world? also, marvel looks to continue its box office domination. we'll tell you what movies to get excited about this year. >>> and from the olympics in sochi to world cup in brazil 2014 is shaping up to be a big year in sports. happy new year, i'm antonio mora. things got especially bad in the summer with a scandal at the nsa. a government shutdown in the fall. and then, the dismal rollout of obamacare. yale university's library gave its top spot on the list of quotes of 2013 to the president's apology on health care. >> with respect to the pledge i made that if you like your plan you can keep it. the way i put that forward u
and peter greste on the right face further questioning on sunday. they were arrested on december 29th alongway producer baher mohamed. egypt's prosecutor says they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group, and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera calls the allegations fabricated nonsense. >> pakistan's former president pervez musharraf has been taken to hospital with suspected heart problems. the former military ruler was due in court on treason charges. he failed to attend, citing threats on his life, and now his health. >> our correspondent is there. pervez musharraf's administration to hospital today is met with screptizism. what do we know of his condition? >> we know little. all we know is koord toing his camp he -- according to his camp he was on his way to court to face the treason charges, when he suffered a heart i'llment. it has not been made clear to us what that heart ailment is. there's speculation in the media that drug pressure dropped. some speculation that he may have suffered a heart attack. some are skeptical to that, suggesting that it may
detained in egypt this week remain behind bars. correspondent peter greste, producers mohamed fahmy and baher mohamed, and cameraman mohamed fawzy were arrested in cairo on accusations of "spreading false news" and holding meetings with the muslim brotherhood. only fawzy has been released so far. the three prisoners have faced repeated interrogation and one has received medical treatment for an injury. speaking from al jazeera's headquarters in doha, correspondent bernard smith called for his colleagues' release. >> we would like our colleagues to be released immediately. they are journalists simply doing their job in egypt are poorly a variety of story -- stories from egypt on all sides. >> secretary of state john kerry is expected to return to the region on thursday to aid peace talks between the israelis and palestinians. "the new york times" reports that a delay of settlement construction has been agreed to so as not to embarrass his visit. earlier today, and 85-year-old palestinian man died after inhaling tear gas fired by israeli forces and demonstrators rallying near a west b
. correspondent peter greste remains at a cairo police station. all three are expected to face questioning this weekend. al jazeera is demanding the journalists be released immediately. the prosecutor says they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist groups, and spreading lies harmful to state security. the allegations are called fabricated nonsense. >> worse than expected, a blizzard is bounding the north-east. metrologist kevin corriveau tells us how bad it will be. >> in harm's way, the storm's toll on the homeless. welcome back to al jazeerah america. i'm john seigenthaler in new york. here are the top stories - seeking peace in the middle east. secretary of state john kerry says finding peace between israel and the palestinians is not impossible. kerry is in israel to talk with both sides. the prime minister benyamin netanyahu says he doubts palestinians are committed to peace. >> a 648 cargo ship is being fitted out with new technology in virginia. the u.s. navy's ship is undergoing work at a shipp yard before sailing to the mediterranean in two weeks. >> a snow storm barrelling
in egypt since last sunday and condemning the arbitrary arrests of the journalists and faw my and peter greste faced questioning and arrested on the 29 with baher mohamed seen in the middle photograph and they say they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to state security and al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated. and still to come here on the news hour from al jazeera including. >> i will go to a new prime minister. >> reporter: one of india's longest serving leaders will step aside and we will look at his legacy. bangladesh government pushes ahead with plans to hold an uncontested election and opposition wants strikes to continue. and later in sport australia order rescue their side once again, the latest from the 5th ashes test against england coming up. ♪ tomorrow british government released government under lock and key since 1984 under the 30 year rule. they provide a revealing insight into the mind of prime minister margaret thatcher who passed away last year and we go to lawrence lee and what have we learned today? >> a littl
are still being held in egypt. producer mohamed fahmy on the left, and award-winning correspondent peter greste on the right, faced further questioning on sunday. they were arrested with another producer seen here in the middle. they are being held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group. and spreading laws. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated nonsense. >>> members of parliament in tunisia have started voting on a constitution. the constitution, which must be approved by two-thirds of the national assembly must be adopted by january 14th. >>> well, trouble in store for the world's largest names as violence breaks out during a garment factory strike. that story coming up. plus it was once the poster city for green cities. i'll tell you why it's getting harder for a brazilian city to keep up its environmental track record. >>> and in sport, australia rescued the side once again. the latest in the ashes test against england coming up. ♪ >> in just 24 hours the italian navy has rescued more than 1,000 migrants in boats. let's get more from lauren. >> yes, the number of boats u
of our colleagues held in egypt producers mohammed fahmy and baher mohammed. and correspondent peter greste. they've been held an on charges of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies. al jazeera says the allegations are fabricated nonsense. members of syria's largest opposition group are meeting in turkey to discuss some key issues. they appear to be getting the upper hand against the government. fighters are headed to the capitol of juba. >> bor thre has changed hands te times since the fighting began. and the government forces are trying hard to get it back from them. when the fighting goes on, rebels are headed to juba and they're now a 140 kilometers noh of juba. they're coming on foot to take the capitol juba. we don't know whether if it's related to this advancement, but the u.s. embassy are evacuating all non-essential staff from juba and asking all citizens in south sudan to head to the airport in juba to be lifted o out. there are other countries that are evacuating their nationals from juba. some of them have been continuing this since the conflict began. now this is
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is on the left of the pictures, award-winning correspondent peter greste is on the right. they are facing questioning on sunday and were arrested with baher mohamed, the middle of the three. they have been detained since sunday. >> we are getting reports of direct talks due to begin between the government of south sudan and rebels have been delayed. officials have met in neighbouring ethiopia. the representatives of riek machar, and his sacked deputy agreed to meet, but neither said when the fighting would end. >> rebels say they are fighting troops in ahmed al borei. the rebels say they are advancing on juba. the government denies that, saying they'll soon retake bor. >> the united nations says nearly a million people have been displaced by fighting in the central african republic. a fifth of the population is homeless. >> the violence is hampering the work of aid agencies. >> doctors without borders, based at the capital's airport are scaling back efforts. that leaves thousands of civilians sheltering at the airport without aid. >> translation: we suspended our activities this week beca
been held without charge for the last five years. fahmy, baher mohamed and peter greste have been accused of joining a terrorist group. al jazeera say the allegations are fabricated. they are being held separately outside torah imah prison in ca. mohamed fahmy is an accomplished author and baher mohamed has been working with al jazeera as a producer for most of the last year. >>> african migrants in israel are appealing for international support in the face of the israeli government's determination to drive them out of the country. thousands have been master planning to the u.s. and to european embassies as partly of protest demanding work rights and better treatment all round. tom ackerman reports >> reporter: for the second day troops turned out, relevant representative accepted their petition, ignoring their situation. being. >> i do think it is time to really revisit some of the policies in the past. because in the end, what we would like to see is that israel lives up to the spirit of the 1951 convention. >> reporter: brought along his israel born daughter maya to the dem
. , twospondent peter greste producers and a cameraman were detained at their hotel on sunday. al jazeera's calling for their immediate release. egypt's military government has repeatedly targeted al jazeera, rating offices, ordering and affiliates closure, and supporting several of his staffers. -- deporting several of its staffers. receiving $3 billion in aid from saudi arabia. the lebanese government says the money will go to its military. the announcement follows friday's bombing in beirut that killed five people, including ,ormer minister mohammed chatah a critic of syrian president bashar al-assad and the lebanese group hezbollah. a health worker overseeing the polio vaccination effort in pakistan has been shot dead. the victim was the latest medical official to be killed in the fallout from the u.s. assassination of osama bin laden. the taliban began attacking health workers after it was revealed the cia used a fake vaccination program to help locate osama bin laden. intelligence estimate warns afghanistan will likely descend into chaos unless the two sides can sign a long-term agr
, along with correspondent peter greste have been held for eight days. mohamed fadel fahmy and peter greste face further questioning today. egyptian prosecutors sha they are held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies harmful to state security. al jazeera say they are fabricated nonsense. >> opposition leaders in cambodia have been summoned to appear in court where a mass rally was to occur. it was called off in toward to avoid a confrontation watt army. >> opposition leader sam ramsay paying respects at a memorial service for five workers killed on friday. their cause is backed by the opposition. over the last two weeks supporters of the cambodia national rescue party have been coming to the streets. security forces put a stop to that on saturday. >> the on of a... >> he sat with us and explained why he feels the government has used force to shut down their protest. >> they want to eliminate this growing popular protest, asking for step down, and asking for new elections. >> the government says its actions are for public safety. >> so much violent confrontation
-profile prisoners are kept. peter greste is at the cairo police station. al jazeera is demanding they be released >> farmer first lady barbara bush has been hospitalized. the 88-year-old is said to be in stable continue. >> the bush family released a statement saying: >> people in north dakota are returning home after a fiery train crash. two freight trains slamming into each other causing multiple explosions. a train carried oil burning for hours producing thick black smoke. no one was hurt, hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate. data boxes from destroyed, complicating the investigation. >> utah is taking its fight against same-sex marriage to the supreme court. the state's attorney-general has filed an appeal. this month a federal district court overturned utah's ban. al jazeera's jim hooley looks at why some gay couples choose to live there. >> salt lake city is not san francisco. it's not new york. it's a great place for candice and colleen. their same-sex parents of twins. >> this is scarl ot and lidia marie. >> not far away rachel and claudia are serving breakfast to their 8-month-o
has been moved to the prison hospital. correspondent peter greste is held at the cairo police station. al jazeera is demanding the release of these journalists. >> the spiralling violence in south sudan sparked a crisis. hundreds of thousands have been displaced. representatives from the warring parties are set to begin talks in ethiopia. the u.n. is stopping short of calling it a breakthrough. they hope negotiations break-in an end to the violence that kill 1,000 people, coming on the heels of south sudan president declaring a state of emergency. on wednesday, the president salva kiir said unity and the oil-rich state of jonglei have been overrun by rebel force, including bor, where prorebel forces are trying to recapture the city. we have the latest from the war torn country. >> marching to war. these men and women are preparing themselves for the battles ahead. we are coming. we are united, and we will defeat you, they say. these government soldiers are preparing for front lines. fighting is going on in three different fronts. military commanders are fighting the rebels until there
a year to the country's economy. and we are demanding release of fahmy and mohamed and peter greste have now been held for 8 days and fahmy and greste face questioning today and being held on suspicion of joining a terrorist group and spreading lies and say the allegations are fabricated nonsense. oil tycoon is in switzerland and says he is there to see his wife and children. he will also be campaigning for the release of political prisoners in russia. once the richest man he spent ten years in prison for fraud and tax evasion before being set free last month by vladimir putin and says the charges were politically motivated. >> reporter: president obama is returning to washington d.c. after a hawaii vacation and the president says he is ready to tackle his agenda for 2014. at the top of the list lobbying lawmakers to extend unemployment benefits that expired last week. mr. obama said, quote, denying families that security is just plain cruel and we are a better country than that, we don't abandon americans when times get tough and we keep the faith until they start that new job and cong
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